Category: Family/Lifestyle

Moving House: How To Make It Easy On Your Kids

  Slowly Introduce Them To The Idea Not much disconcerts a child like a sudden change in their life that they were unprepared for. There’s no point in pulling the rug from under their feet and upsetting them so do your best to start introducing them to the idea of moving house as soon as...

Symptoms Of The Modern Teenager, And How To Deal With Them

  Being the parent of a teenager is never easy, no matter how strong your bond with them is or how resolute your character happens to be. Though it may be hard to get into the teenage headspace, you were like that once, and had to go through all the same fluctuations of mood and...

Transform Your Garage Into A Home Hub For DIY

  As regular readers will already know, I’m always keen to get my hands dirty with a DIY or craft project. Admittedly, the vast majority are smaller tasks for decorative pieces and unique gifts. However, one of the main reasons for not taking on those bigger challenges is the lack of a creative zone.  ...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go

  It’s not easy deciding whether or not you should move home. In fact, there is so much to weigh up that I’m surprised anybody ever actually takes the plunge and makes the move! This seems like one of those decisions that could be procrastinated out of existence. After all, how much bigger could it...

Mommy MOT: Everything You Should Do Before Trying For A Baby

    While some women are lucky and hardly need to try before they’ve fallen pregnant it can take others up to a year or more, so if you’re ready to hear the patter of tiny feet you’ll want to do everything possible to ensure you conceive quickly. However, before you start there are a...

Clean Air Makes a Clean Home

  You might not realize it, but the air around you could be filled with nasty chemicals and smoke remnants. This is because the air around us can be host to many different things—and not all of them are positive. Clean air in the home can help a variety of problems that you might be...

Put Your Best Face Forward: A Guide For Busy Moms

  When you’re a busy mom, it can be so hard to find the time to make yourself look presentable for the day ahead. However, this doesn’t mean you have to walk around letting everybody know you only got 4 hours sleep last night. These ideas will help you to put your best face forward:...

Use These Relaxation Tips to Make Family Life a Little More Easy Going

  Running a household and looking after a family is hard work. No one would try to deny that. It can all feel like it’s becoming too much for you at times. To help overcome these feelings, you should look for ways to relax and stay in control of the situation. That way, you will...

The Peter Pan Effect

  There are some things that we think we can’t do when we reach a certain age. Some things are definitely meant to be left behind in your teenage years, however; especially when you’re a mom and you don’t want to embarrass your children. But how do we know when and where to draw the...

Family Ties: Fun Ways to Make Family Memories That Last

  If you want your kids to look back on their childhood with nothing but fond memories of all the good times shared together, you need to be proactive. You need to make special memories by planning lots of fun family activities no matter what stage of life your child is at.   Ideally, you...

Arguments At Home? There’s An App For That!

    Could technology be the answer to your home arguments? If you are constantly getting in rows and rants with different members of the family, perhaps it’s time to look at a few new, exciting solutions. You might be surprised at just how great tech can be at cooling down a room and I’m...